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  • 01 Jan 2009

    Taiwan’s Xanthus wins Superpitch HD

    This is the second successive year that a Taiwanese entry has come out tops in the Asia TV Forum’s annual pitching contest Superpitch. Last year, ODD Incredible won the pitching contest with their animated concept Splash Nash. Although Xanthus...... Read More

  • 12 Dec 2008

    Taiwan’s Xanthus Digital Picture Ltd wins Superpitch HD

    Taiwan’s Xanthus Digital Picture Ltd. emerged as the winner of SuperPitch HD with their proposed animated entry entitled Yameme. The event saw spirited presentations by production houses from Thailand, China, Malaysia and Taiwan, with HD-compliant, original concepts for contention....... Read More

  • 08 Dec 2008

    Craft Animations releases free real-time 3D tools primer

    Las Vegas – Craft Animations announced free light versions of its Craft Director Tools. Created to introduce users of Autodesk’s 3ds Max and Maya to the benefits of Craft Director Tools, Craft 4-Wheeler Free, Craft ObserverCam Free and Craft...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    SIGGRAPH Asia brings VFX major Craig Halperin to SE Asia

    The team at SIGGRAPH Asia organised a series of seminars in Southeast Asia with animation and VFX technology guru Craig “Xray” Halperin. Halperin gave a procedural perspective on FX in live action and feature animation. Craig began the event...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    india connects

    Some of the top Bollywood production houses connected with Hollywood at the American Film Market (AFM) 2008 in Santa Monica, California which saw an unprecedented level of participation from Indian content providers. According to the US India Business Alliance...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Superpitch goes high definition

    High-definition production is definitely taking root. From EPL soccer games to television mini-series and feature films, the format is changing the way the industry approaches production. The transition to high definition has driven service providers to seek HD content...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Technicolor provides gear for 3D festival

    Thomson’s Technicolor Digital Cinema (TDC) business will provide the necessary digital cinema infrastructure and technical and content management expertise for the upcoming 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival (3DX), the first-ever festival of its kind dedicated to stereoscopic...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    SIGGRAPH Asia speakers industry FOCUS

    The featured speakers at the first-ever ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will provide a fascinating insight into the industry. Rob Cook, vice president, advanced technology, of Pixar Animation Studios will give...... Read More

  • 28 Oct 2008

    Toei Animation to participate in Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair

    Tokyo – Toei Animation Co., Ltd. will participate in the Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair with their entire catalogue of animated series. “We are very excited to present our animated series during this event,” said Kanji Kazahaya, Toei...... Read More

  • 06 Oct 2008

    Disney’s Bolt to open 3DX: 3D film festival

    Walt Disney Studio’s new animated feature, Bolt will be the opening night film at the first-ever 3DX: 3D film & entertainment technology festival, to be held in Singapore from 19 – 23 November. Walt Disney Studios is a leader...... Read More

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Beano comic strip characters Dennis & Gnasher to be animated

    Sydney, Australia – Australia’s Sticky Pictures and Scottish animation studio Red Kite Animation have kicked off production of the new animated comedy series Dennis & Gnasher. Dennis & Gnasher is about a mischievous boy Dennis and his ever-faithful dog...... Read More

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Animation Nation 2008 returns with stellar line-up

    Singapore – The Singapore Film Society (SFS), with the backing of the Media Development Authority of Singapore, will present Animation Nation 2008 from 24 October to 2 November 2008. The festival will feature more than 50 films, both features...... Read More

  • 02 Sep 2008

    Cartoon Network shortlists Snaptoon projects

    Asia-Pacific – Cartoon Network has short listed ten ideas and will produce at least five completed shorts this year as part of Snaptoons (Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons), the network’s pan-Asian original content development initiative. “The quality and depth...... Read More

  • 19 Aug 2008

    Best of Indian animation industry at ABAI Fest 2008

    Bangalore – The Association of Bangalore Animation Industry (ABAI) expects its annual ABAI Fest 2008 to provide a platform for global experts to share their success stories with industry professionals. Sharing the platform will be leaders from the gaming...... Read More

  • 05 Aug 2008

    Animax LaMB soundtrack to feature Simple Plan, The Click Five tracks

    Singapore – Animax Asia’s first original animation movie produced in high definition, LaMB, will feature songs written and performed by popular French-Canadian pop punk band Simple Plan and American rock band The Click Five. Simple Plan’s ‘I Can Wait...... Read More

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